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Berry Street - Foster Care, Child Protection, Youth, Family Violence and Community Services
Welcome to Berry Street
|Since 1877, Berry Street has chosen to work with children, young people and families, with the most challenging and complex needs, including those for whom we are often the last resort. Last year, we helped over 27,000 of the most disadvantaged children, young people and families across our community.|
We believe all children should have good childhood, growing up feeling safe, nurtured and with hope for the future.
"On The Frontline In Emergencies: a practical guide for communities and community services organisations"
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A training package for sons and daughters explore their caring experience.
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Join BerrySafe today and make a monthly gift to Berry Street. Your BerrySafe monthly gift helps abused and neglected children to reclaim their childhood.
We can’t give Lucy back her childhood, but we can give her a future through education. Help young people like Lucy restart their education by making a donation today.
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The Berry Street Education Model provides schools with the training, curriculum and strategies to engage the most challenging students. . Find out more
We urgently need families like yours to provide emergency, respite, short and long term care for children and young people.
News & Events
|Show your respect|
|Young Shepparton people can share their messages about the meaning of ‘‘respect’’ and win state-of-the-art digital cameras for their efforts. The Respect competition targeting young people aged from 14 to 16 is a collaboration between welfare groups FamilyCare and Berry Street, and Greater Shepparton City Council.read more|
|After more than a decade of supporting vulnerable children, young people and families in the Mitchell Shire from its Station St office, Berry Street is on the move.read more|
|Join the art party|
|Silent discos, a pop-up exhibition and mandala art pieces helped celebrate Latrobe Valley’s youth on Friday night. Berry Street school students displayed their ‘personal mandalas’ to tie in with the visit of Tibetan monks. read more|
|Libs may vote from the heart on adoption law reform|
|State Liberal MPs could get a conscience vote on gay adoption, in a move that could make or break Premier Daniel Andrews' bid to overhaul the law.read more|
|Teams renovate Noble Park's Berry Street School|
|Teams from Park Hyatt, Canon, GE Capital and Ernst & Young competed in a The Block-style competition to renovate the Berry Street school. read more|
|Food op shop opens|
|An initiative of Alexandra District Health, Berry Street, Melbourne University and local volunteers is providing fresh fruit and vegetables to people in the Alexandra area. read more|